Friday, January 24, 2020

Living with Gaudi – Turkish art dealer builds home inside iconic tourist attraction

AN award-winning GAUDI building has been transformed into a stylish apartment thanks to a local design firm. Mimouca Barcelona used muted greys and blacks to...

The halcyon days of the foreign home buyer market in Spain could be coming to an end

THE number of properties bought by foreigners, while still up, has shrunk to the slowest rate of increase since the second half of 2010. Figures...

Seek no further: SEARCHING for a new home to buy or rent in and around Gibraltar can be a...

That is where the personalised and friendly service provided by Seekers comes in very handy. With decades of experience at their finger-tips and great contacts...

Director of Larraín Nesbitt Lawyers, Raymundo Larraín Nesbitt, discusses capital gains tax mitigation when selling property in Spain

On selling property in Spain, you are liable for two taxes: plusvalia and capital gains tax (CGT, for short)

Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce releases economic wishlist for new government

A modern and efficient taxi service, an end to the unfair abuse of government accommodation and an annual political roadshow in Spain are three of the key proposals

The half dozen delights: A look inside First Mallorca

FIRST Mallorca has an excellent range of properties for sale in Santa Catalina. The well-established agent has six different homes on offer in the hip...

What’s so great about inland Malaga?

In a new monthly column ‘The Grapevine’ , Laura Wood fills you in on life in inland Malaga

Madrid’s oldest luxury hotel checks in for another heyday

THE fast Edwardian set’s favourite Madrid hotel is back in business with a brand new look for a new century. The Gran Hotel Ingles was...

Marbella mansion where One Direction made debut among top 10 most viewed properties this year

HISTORY: One Direction made their first ever performance at the mansion in Marbella THE Marbella mansion where boyband...

IN PICS: The stunning and highest villages in Spain at risk of abandonment

Spain’s cliff-hanging enclaves hark back to the times of medieval conquest and even Roman occupation

Amazing conversion: how to bring a beautiful old abandoned 18th century townhouse back to life

IT started as a search for a modest bolthole in Ronda to live in during the holiday season when our country house is rented...

Expect Spain’s property prices to plateau and ‘sustainable’ to become the buzzword for buyers, writes Adam Neale

The market’s appetite for sleek white villas and apartments appears to be slowly cooling but homebuyers continue to look for innovations in style, comfort, economy and, in particular, sustainability

WATCH: Incredible footage of Spain’s property developments left abandoned by 2007 crash

https://vimeo.com/262039404 THIS is the behind the scenes look at an award-winning photography series cataloging Spain's abandoned homes.  Mark Redondo has spent nearly a decade documenting the...

Cleaning Mallorca from top to bottom, Expat owned Xtreme Clean brightens up the island

WHILE Mallorca is a beautiful island full of sun and sand, those same luxuries, along with everyday life, can dirty and damage your fabrics...

Sotogrande-based British architect makes his mark in Madrid

BRITISH expat architect Mark Fenwick’s career, like his buildings, is soaring to new heights. With his business partner Javier Iribarren, the Sotogrande-based designer’s Fenwick Iribarren...

What has 2019 got in store for Spain’s property market?

IT’S early February and I am beginning to see more half finished developments finished. There are finally curtains in the windows, cars in the garage...

10 incredible locations Game of Thrones SHOULD have filmed in Spain

We’ve put together a list of places we feel would have added to the stark alien beauty of Westeros and Essos

Whether we like it or not, tourism to Spain boosts the economy and sways the property market, writes Amanda...

Perhaps our hoteliers will need to start adjusting their hotel rates to be more competitive...just saying!

Marbella’s longest established real estate agency crowned ‘best in Spain’ with prestigious national award

Panorama’s success comes against a backdrop of relative boom in terms of real estate transactions in Malaga and on the Costa del Sol

FIVE reasons why Moraira is the Costa Blanca’s priciest place to own a home

THE municipality of Moraira has once again been named as the jewel in the crown of the Costa Blanca property market.

AMERICAN DREAM: Former US ambassador said to be looking for a dream home on the island

HE'S credited with the reason the Obama family keep returning to Mallorca. And now, appropriately, America’s former ambassador to Spain, James Costos, is looking to...

Balearic residents earn significant windfall from Air BnB last year

AIRBNB hosts earned on average €7,000 in 2017 from renting out rooms or flats for an average of two months in Palma. The city hosted...

RENT-MARE: Most people in Spain spend more than a third of earnings on rent

MOST people in Spain spend more than a third of their earnings on rent, it has emerged. The average family renting a home lose 37%...

Ronda property market on the up again

THE Serrania de Ronda property market is finally starting to go up again. After years of flatlining prices and a shortage of clients, the number...
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